It's August....Do You Cheer or Fear the 'Back to School' Countdown?

Whatever happened to those post-Labor Day school bells? Summer fun is almost over for San Rafael school kids.

Why is it that once the weather finally warms up, school kicks back in? Yes, in just a few short weeks, San Rafael schools will be back in full swing.

So how much time do you have left to squeeze in one more trip to Great America or Muir Woods or a Giants day game before the tardy bell rings?

And, more importantly, how many pages does your student have to go to complete their summer reading assignment?

Here's the list of school start dates for San Rafael kids:

Elementary Schools:

  • San Rafael City Schools Elementary District (Glenwood, Bahia Vista, San Pedro, Coleman, Short, Laurel Dell, Venetia Valley and Sun Valley): Thursday, Aug. 23
  • Dixie School District (Mary Silveira, Vallecito and Dixie): Thursday, Aug. 23

Middle Schools:

  • : Thursday, Aug. 23
  • : Thursday, Aug. 23

High Schools:

  • : Thursday, Aug. 23
  • : Thursday, Aug. 23
  • Madrone High School: Thursday, Aug. 23


  • : Wednesday, Aug. 29

See you in the school supply aisle!

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